Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy - Vol. 3

(André HECK, Editor)

(Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht - ISBN 1-4020-0812-0)


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Table of contents

Foreword
(R. Cayrel, Obs. Paris-Meudon)
(pp. vii-ix)

Editorial
(Editor)
(pp. 1-10)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
with the Hubble Space Telescope
(C. Nicollier, ESA)
(pp. 11-19)

Public Relations for a National Observatory
(D. Finley, NRAO)
(pp. 21-34)

Popularizing Astronomy:
Four Decades as a Galley Slave
(L.J. Robinson, Sky & Telescope)
(pp. 35-45)

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS)
for Astrophysics at Garching-Munich
(J. Trümper, Max-Planck-Inst. Extraterr. Physik)
(pp. 47-61)

Quality Assurance in UK Higher Education
(V. Shrimplin, Univ. Luton)
(pp. 63-69)

NSF Evaluation Processes in the Astronomical Sciences
(E.D. Friel, NSF)
(pp. 71-84)

Scientific Impact of Large Telescopes
(Chr. Benn, ING)
(pp. 85-94)

The Role of Ground Stations in Space Observatories
(V. Claros & D. Ponz, ESA VILSPA)
(pp. 95-105)

Some Thoughts about the Virtual Observatory Concept
(P. Benvenuti, ST-ECF)
(pp. 107-119)

Organizational Issues in Large Scientific Projects
(D. Enard, EGO)
(pp. 121-134)

The History of the Joint Organisation 
for Solar Observations (JOSO) 1969-2000
(P.N. Brandt & W. Mattig, Kiepenheuer-Inst. f. Sonnenphys.)
(pp. 135-152)

Optical Astronomy and South Africa.
Part I. To 1994
(M. Feast, SAAO)
(pp. 153-161)

Astronomy and Astrophysics in the Czech Republic
(J. Palous & J. Vondrak, Astron. Inst. Ondrejov
& M. Solc, Charles Univ.)
(pp. 163-179)

Astronomy and Astrophysics in the Slovak Republic
(V. Rusin, J. Svoren & J. Zverko, Tatranska Lomnica Astron. Inst.)
(pp. 181-190)

Historians and Astronomers: Same Pursuits?
(J.B. Stein, Roger Williams Univ.)
(pp. 191-199)

The View from the Observatory: 
History is Too Important to be Left to the Historians
(D.E. Osterbrock, Lick Obs.)
(pp. 201-215)

Bibliography of Socio-Astronomy
(pp. 217-233)


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